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Braulio’s Sports Banter: The passion is back

For the last five years, watching the NBA has been at the bottom of my to-do list. The constant moaning and whining from the players and general lack of enthusiasm for the sport kept me from watching games. ...

Letters to the Editor: June 5, 2013

Hold ordinance for further study The ordinance to permit slaughterhouse rezoning needs to be put on hold until there is further study. I am not opposed to slaughter facilities, but hastily rezoning all ...

Our Voice: New life for Delft Square is very exciting news for Lynden

What encouraging news for Lynden we are able to announce on our page A1! Finally, some good news! A group of partners plans to rebuild Delft Square, or the old Lynden Department Store building, as many ...

Letters to the editor – published May 29

There’s hope for our country … it is here There is a vibrant hope in our community for our country and future. Listening to the remarks and prayers of the speakers at the Memorial Day service at ...

Public meetings

Thursday, May 30 • Commissioners of Whatcom County Fire District 1, Station 1, 101 E. Main St., Everson, 3 p.m. This is a special meeting to discuss and make decisions pertaining to: 1) the new full-time ...
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Hemingway’s Havana: From a loyal fan

By Adam Lewis Editor’s note: Former Lynden Tribune intern Adam Lewis recently graduated from Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and took a trip with a group of ...

EDITORIAL: Louws making notable progress

Sixteen months ago, when Jack Louws took over the County Executive’s job, there were some tough issues to be addressed, and hopefully resolved, without delay. Among these were: getting a new county jail ...
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Lynden is lucky to have thriving community theater

Even as businesses seemingly scatter away from the Dutch Village Mall, there’s one entity I hope will never leave: the Claire vg Thomas Theatre. My girlfriend and I attended the Friday evening Lynden ...

Letters to the editor – May 22

Concerned about ‘First Nations’ use I am concerned with the term First Nation as pertaining to the native Indians. The demands of the First Nation go way beyond what is considered who owns the land ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 22 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Whatcom County Planning code review regarding proposed new county ...